Dutch Grant

Kansen voor West (KvW)

Kansen voor West (KvW) is the partnership of the four Randstad provinces (Noord- and Zuid-Holland, Utrecht and Flevoland) and the four major cities of Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam and Utrecht.

Kansen voor West III summary

On 1 June 2022, the third edition of the Kansen voor West launched its first call. Kansen voor West III is a European economic stimulus program for the West of the Netherlands. It is primarily financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the Dutch government, and public and private parties.

Program period: 2022-2029

Goal: Boosting the regional economy, including the transition to a circular and climate-neutral economy

  • Goal 1: Innovation (e.g. smart health; delta technology)
  • Goal 2: Climate (e.g. promoting renewable energy)
  • Goal 3: Europe closer to citizens

Participants:

  • Provinces of North-Holland, South-Holland, Utrecht, and Flevoland
  • Cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Den Hague, and Utrecht

Total budget: €237M

Subsidy: min. €200,000, max. amount varies per call

Funding rate: 30 – 50%

First upcoming call (Call 1):

  • Budget: approx. €35M, divided over 13 openings
  • Open for applications: 1 June 2022 (10:00 CET)
  • Unless a deadline is specified, there is a first-come, first-served policy.

Planned openings: twice a year

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About Kansen voor West (KvW)

Kansen voor West (KvW) is the partnership of the four Randstad provinces (Noord- and Zuid-Holland, Utrecht and Flevoland) and the four major cities of Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam and Utrecht.

These eight together have created a program for the third time to give the regional economy in the Randstad an innovative impulse. This is done by giving subsidies to the business community in the region. The program is largely financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Visit the website (Dutch) for more information.

 


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